THE CAMPERVAN VS THE MOTORHOME

There’s no doubt about it, if you want a camping experience in nature, get a campervan. Because the van is smaller you will spend more time ‘living’ outside, and isn’t this just the point of going camping?  Sure, it is, if the weather’s good!  In a motorhome, because the cooking is already set up inside …

Campervan fridges
Fridge options for your Campervan

We know how confusing it can be to decide what fridge to get in your campervan so we’re going to break it down for you so you can understand the difference between each fridge. Firstly, the most important question…. Will your campervan be a Long Wheel Base or Short Wheel Base? The answer to this …

VW T6.1
VW T6.1 Transporter Specifications

After a very long wait, we’ve finally got the low down on the new VW T6.1 Transporter.  From van colours to mirrors we’ve got all the standard specifications plus awesome features available. Standard Exterior Upgraded Halogen Headlight (H7) Redesigned front bumper and radiator grille New fender badging New exterior colours Standard Interior Redesigned dash panel …

Campervan hot water shower
HOT WATER – DO I NEED IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK? 

Hot water, what a luxury…do you need this in your campervan?  Absolutely not!    Why would you want it?  Because if you have to wash dishes in your van it’s much easier to do with hot water.  Because if you want to shower comfortably in your van and not just when the weather’s hot outside, you’d …

Caravan and Camping exhibition
Dusseldorf Caravan Salon Exhibition 2019!

Air Trip! Achtung Camper has been lucky enough to again visit the biggest campervan and caravan exhibition in the world Caravan Salon this year in Dusseldorf, Germany.  We’ll be taking over our Facebook page and bringing you the highlights over the next few weeks. Caravan Salon (Dusseldorf exhibition) highlight 1: A Checking out the new …

campervan alarm system
Campervan Alarm Systems

Worried about security on the road? These alarm systems mean you can travel confidently to remote areas, go for long hikes and spend hours on the beach without the stress that your home on the road will be compromised. WiTi Anti-Theft Alarm Features Specifically designed for campervans. Detects movement from outside the van by its …

Volkswagen Transporter T6.1
NEW Volkswagen T6.1 Transporter coming in 2020!

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed the new T6.1 Transporter is coming to Australia in March-April 2020!   Volkswagen has given the van a new look with a fresh grille, sportier bumper design, squarer headlights and a new side badge.   We’re very excited to work with the new T6.1 as they have been highly rated and have lots of amazing new features. Keep reading to find out what …

BF Goodridge Off Road tyres
Campervan Suspension Options

Campervan suspension options Wanting suspension to help navigate those dirt roads?  Your options are as follows: VW Factory Fitted Options: 1BJ Heavy duty suspension is a reinforced version of the standard springs and dampers for more robust usage (eg semi-regular travel on unsealed roads).  The additional cost for this suspension is $510 and your van will …

campervan battery management system
Do I need that Battery Management System thing and what is it?

Your van comes as standard with a Bluetooth battery monitor which connects to a smartphone and will tell you your battery/charge history and the amount of power left in your battery (in % and volts but not measured in time). This is handy.    What about the other battery management product we sell?  You don’t …

Campervan fan
VENTILATION OPTIONS IN YOUR CAMPERVAN

So many options at different price points and for different travelling styles!  The good news is that all options except the pop top roof can be purchased and fitted after your campervan is complete so you can see how you go with one and then add if you feel you need more ventilation after a …

campervan water tank guage
Why is our water tank gauge so awesome?

We are super excited about this product – the Voltronic Water Guage has a 3 colour display and is so accurate that LED lighting on the display gets slightly dimmer as water is used to show in detail and real time as the capacity diminishes. But why is it so much better than other water …

Cooking in campervan
ALL ABOUT COOKING IN YOUR CAMPERVAN

Because everyone travels differently we’ve got quite a few cooking options so there’s something to suit everyone!  Read about the different options below and find one that’s perfect for you J   Microwave: A microwave would only be useful if you were planning on doing quite a lot of camping in powered campground spots (so …